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Table 1 Attitude towards data donation according to age, sex and education (school leaving certificate)

From: Secondary research use of personal medical data: patient attitudes towards data donation

Age (years), Education Male (%) Pro data-donation (%)a Female (%) Pro data-donation (%)a
Survey 1
18–25 13 (8.4) 13 (100.0) 16 (7.2) 9 (56.3)
26–30 11 (7.1) 6 (54.5) 18 (8.1) 13 (72.2)
31–40 30 (19.5) 24 (80.0) 44 (19.8) 32 (72.7)
41–50 30 (19.5) 24 (80.0) 42 (18.9) 30 (71.4)
51–65 44 (28.6) 38 (86.4) 70 (31.5) 59 (84.3)
66–75 17 (11.0) 16 (94.1) 22 (9.9) 15 (68.2)
Over 75 9 (5.8) 9 (100.0) 10 (4.5) 8 (80.0)
Primary/ secondary school 35 (22.7) 27 (77.1) 44 (19.8) 34 (77.3)
Middle school 66 (42.9) 62 (93.9) 97 (43.7) 74 (76.3)
High school 34 (22.1) 26 (76.5) 60 (27.0) 40 (66.7)
Other 16 (10.4) 12 (75.0) 14 (6.3) 11 (78.6)
None 3 (1.9) 3 (100.0) 5 (2.3) 5 (100.0)
No answer 0 0 2 (0.9) 2 (100.0)
Total (%)b 154 (41.0) 130 (43.9) 222 (59.0) 166 (56.1)
Survey 2
18–25 4 (7.5) 4 (100.0) 2 (2.5) 2 (100.0)
26–30 6 (11.3) 5 (83.3) 6 (7.6) 4 (66.7)
31–40 6 (11.3) 3 (50.0) 16 (20.3) 12 (75.0)
41–50 9 (17.0) 6 (66.7) 21 (26.6) 13 (61.9)
51–65 19 (35.8) 15 (78.9) 27 (34.2) 22 (81.5)
66–75 6 (11.3) 5 (83.3) 4 (5.1) 2 (50.0)
Over 75 3 (5.7) 3 (100.0) 2 (2.5) 2 (100.0)
No answer 0 0 1 (1.3) 1 (100.0)
Primary/secondary school 25 (47.2) 18 (72.0) 24 (30.4) 18 (75.0)
Middle school 13 (24.5) 10 (76.9) 34 (43.0) 28 (82.4)
High school 14 (26.4) 12 (85.7) 16 (20.3) 9 (56.3)
Other 1 (1.9) 1 (100.0) 2 (2.5) 2 (100.0)
None 0 0 3 (3.8) 1 (33.3)
Total (%)b 53 (40.2) 41 (77.4) 79 (59.8) 58 (73.4)
  1. aPercentage of participants in sex-specific age or education group who answered “Do fully agree” or “Do rather agree” to Q5 (Survey 1) or Q3 (Survey 2)
  2. bPercentage of all participants